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Siam Society etches place in Unesco memory

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The minute books of the Siam Society from 1904 have been inscribed on the Unesco Memory of the World Register as a record of international cooperation in research and the dissemination of knowledge in the arts and sciences. 

The records of the first Siam Society’s council meeting in 1904 at The Oriental Hotel Bangkok.

They are the fourth entry on the register from Thailand. The others are the King Ramkhamhaeng Inscription (listed in 2003), documents on King Chulalongkorn's transformation of Siam (2009) and the 1,431 inscriptions of Wat Pho (2011).

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